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The International Water Lily Garden @ Civic League Park

24 S Park St, San Angelo, TX 76901-3472
+1 832-274-3377
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oasis in the dessert

The lily garden is spectacular. Be sure to take the trail down to the river as well. I love the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Blane B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
World renown lilies!

A beautiful place with ponds full of water lilies. Some are nightbloomers. Some shade, resting... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Adam L
San Angelo
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24 S Park St, San Angelo, TX 76901-3472
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

The lily garden is spectacular. Be sure to take the trail down to the river as well. I love the cypress trees and the rock work.

Thank Blane B
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place with ponds full of water lilies. Some are nightbloomers. Some shade, resting places, sloaping walkways, and great for photographers and artists. A fabulous lunch place in the same block. Just beautiful!

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Go when in full bloom and even though it’s not very big you’ll still spend an hour just walking through looking at the different flowers and bugs and animals that flock to them.

Thank Seandiver
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Water Lily Garden is beautiful an relaxing place to visit. The amazing colorful lilies that you'll ever see.

Thank Texasmom21
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

You have to go visit this garden if you are in san angelo or just passing through. When you arrive it doesnt look like much, but as you get closer to the flowers you won't believe your eyes. The flowers are so beautiful and there...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

We went to the Lilly Garden and they were preparing for the International Lilly Festival occurring the next weekend. We were fortunate enough to speak with the owner/curator of the garden and he is a world of knowledge and things you never even thought about...More

Thank Jerry E
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The gardens are stunning. This is a great place if you like to photograph nature settings. I attended a wedding here, and it was a perfect setting.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Lillypad's are always gorgeous. And, It is a wonderful place to stop and take pictures with your family or friends.

Thank linsdsaybonner
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The International Water Lily Garden is immaculately maintained on the edge of Santa Fe Park surrounded by mesquite trees and other native plants. The lilies are an artist's dream. You can have your choice of color schemes from the numerous varieties, or focus on the...More

Thank cathybO5977IY
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

You have got to visit this lily garden if you go to San Angelo. The lilies are gorgeous and so many varieties! Tiny ones, to huge ones! It's a must see!

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Questions & Answers
20 September 2017|
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Response from IvyL136 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. This Lily Garden is located in a public park that dogs are allowed in. There is a fence around the pool that protects the lilies.
Mommy G
16 November 2016|
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Response from Jimmie_Ray | Reviewed this property |
No charge - enjoy
12 April 2015|
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Response from Debbie J | Reviewed this property |
It's open all the time. There are no specific hours. Free to the public. Sorry about the slow response. Hope you enjoyed it if you went yesterday. Sincerely, Debbie Jackson